Urban Design and Policy Manager
Job ID Number: 18846
About the Office:
Established in 1898, the Public Design Commission reviews architecture, landscape architecture, and works of art on City-owned property. Projects include construction or restoration of structures, such as libraries, fire stations, and bridges; creation or renovation of parks, playgrounds, and plazas; installation of lighting and other streetscape elements; and the design, installation, and conservation of artwork. The Commission holds monthly hearings to review projects, which are primarily submitted by City agencies. There are 11 Commissioners, who serve pro bono, and five full-time staff members. The Commission also acts as caretaker and curator of the City's public art collection and maintains an extensive archive documenting the history of New York City's public works, which is frequently used by historians, students, and other City agencies. The Commission is an advocate for excellence and innovation in the public realm, ensuring the viability and quality of public programs and services throughout the city for years to come.
About the Role:
The principal responsibilities of the Urban Designer are as follows:
Salary: $65-70k plus benefits.
To Apply: Please submit a resume, cover letter and three (3) references to Candidate Application
New York City Residency Is Required Within 90 Days Of Appointment
The City Of New York And The Office Of The Mayor Are Equal Opportunity Employers
Paid internships are offered on an ongoing and as-needed basis. Please check back for upcoming positions.
Interns assist with special projects such as the archive preservation initiatives and the annual Design Awards. Interns also provide general support for the day-to-day operation of the Public Design Commission, including researching projects, preparing meeting materials, and handling research requests.